Pi Kappa Alpha - Oklahoma State University

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Gamma Chi Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha at Oklahoma State University

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Gamma Chi Alumni Association P.O. Box 30782 Edmond, OK 73003 Address Service Requested Attention: is newsletter is intended for graduate brothers and parents. If your son is still attending Oklahoma State University, he will receive a copy at the chapter house. If he has graduated, please send us his permanent address to update our records. ank you. P I K E P R E S S Gamma Chi Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha at Oklahoma State University Save the Date Spring Banquet, April 23, 2016 Introduction of Pike President, Summer 2016 75 YEARS OF GAMMA CHI O n April 18, 2015, the gentlemen of Gamma Chi Chapter gathered at their alma mater, Oklahoma State University, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the chapter's founding. The day's festivities included a golf outing at prestigious Karsten Creek and the Oklahoma State spring football game. The marquee event for celebration was the annual Hall of Fame banquet, drawing nearly 200 guests. A highlight of the evening was the attendance of Brother Ollie "Jack" Wallin '39, a founding Gamma Chi member. He received recognition and a plaque for his 75 years of service and dedication to the fraternity. Inducted into the Gamma Chi Hall of Fame were longtime Chapter Advisor Tommy Shotwell '89, as well as Gino Demarco '80, senior vice president of Seventy Seven Energy. This excerpt was taken from the article "Triumph Over Tribulation: The Story of Pike at Oklahoma State," published in the recent Shield and Diamond. To read the article in its entirety, please visit www.pikes.org. 7 5 T H A N N IVERS A R Y Alumni Update Chapter Eternal Donald M. Justice '56 entered Chapter Eternal on October 7, 2013. He was OSU's first All-American golfer, a Big 8 champion, and a co-medalist for NCAA golf. Donald and his wife lived in Oklahoma City. Cyrus S. Mavalvala '70 entered Chapter Eternal on August 16 after a tragic car accident. He leaves behind a loving wife of 34 years and countless adoring relatives. His family and friends around the globe will feel his absence forever. Please visit the memorial Facebook page for more information: www.facebook.com/ cyrusmavalvala. Alumni News Darin K. Behara '86 is entering his fourth year as a Ph.D. student in educational leadership and policy studies with an emphasis in higher education. He lives in Tulsa, Okla., with his wife, Shelli. E-mail: okiepoke19@yahoo.com Check Us Out Online f Pi Kappa Alpha- Oklahoma State University Old School Gamma Pikes f http://websites.omegafi.com/ omegaws/pikappaalphaokst f www.osupikes.org 8 8 Photos of Gamma Chi groundbreaking inside! Construction on the new house is underway! Visit our website, www.cmswillowbrook.com/ streams, to view a live feed of the work site!

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